Poppe House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
805 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 20621

Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
May 1971
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 1/2 story structure with gabled roof and large projecting centered full gable over portico, 2nd story with Palladian windows. 1st story portico is supported by 4 square piers. OUTBUILDINGS:
Historical Information:
Built in 1853 by Elizabeth Harrison Earle, widow of Capt. Samuel Girard Earle for her son and his bride, this house was bought in 1862 by Charles Henry Julius Poppe and his wife, Alice, natives of Alsace-Lorraine. They lived there over 50 years. Poppe operated a unique store on the square remembered for its beautiful dolls and gay window boxes.
Source of Historical Information:
See NR, HABS info.
Anderson - City, 1971 and 1978
Archives Location:
Box 14, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Anderson County